Pinotage was created in 1925 in South Africa when scientist cross bread a Pinot Noir and Cinsault together. They were having problems, as does most of the world, getting Pinot Noir to grow. The Pinotage grapes are darker than Pinot Noir in color and the bold tannin's are unlike its counterpart.
Residual Sugar: 0
Pairing: Roasted Portabella mushrooms, chocolate mousse, Curry dishes